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Football stars of future from some of world's biggest clubs to play for Youdan Trophy in Sheffield

Football really is coming home to its Yorkshire birthplace - with almost 900 young players from some of the biggest football clubs in the world about to take part in the Youdan Trophy in Sheffield.
Football
Will roadworks affect your journey?

Will roadworks affect your journey next week?

If you're planning on travelling up and down the roads of Yorkshire over the coming week, check the list below to see if your journey will be affected.
Transport
A divided country brought together on the West Yorkshire Playhouse stage

A divided country brought together on the West Yorkshire Playhouse stage

It was one of the great defining moments of history – and its reverberations are still being felt today.

Lifestyle
Mark Gilmore is pictured with police commissioner Mark Burns-Williamson

Date set for West Yorkshire Chief Constable’s High Court hearing

West Yorkshire’s former Chief Constable and the county’s crime commissioner are set to face each other at the High Court in the latest stage of the legal dispute over the senior officer’s departure from the force.

Crime
Insurance money returned after 'stolen' candlesticks reappear at Yorkshire castle

Insurance money returned after 'stolen' candlesticks reappear at Yorkshire castle

A Yorkshire castle has had to return an insurance pay-out after four 'stolen' candlesticks re-appeared in strange circumstances.

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FAMILY COLUMN: A life lesson that’s hard to endure

FAMILY COLUMN: A life lesson that’s hard to endure

Our five-year-old daughter has been firing some tricky questions our way lately.

Lifestyle
Melissa Whittington pictured with her partner Mark

Inquest opens after Ossett mother-of-four killed by suspected drink driver

A MOTHER-of-four who died after she was struck by a suspected drink driver in Ossett had been walking back to a pub with her partner after realising they had forgotten keys when the collision happened, an inquest opening heard.
Crime
By Darren Shepherd.

Your Picture of the Week

Beautiful wildflowers, by Darren Shepherd.

Arts
Long delays on the M1 in West Yorkshire this afternoon.

TRAFFIC: Delays for motorists on the M1 near Wakefield

There are long delays for motorists on the M1 this afternoon due to a broken down vehicle in West Yorkshire.

Transport
Popularity of vaping linked to "significant" rise in smokers quitting the habit

Popularity of vaping linked to "significant" rise in smokers quitting the habit

The soaring popularity of vaping has been linked to a sharp rise in smokers quitting the habit.

News 1
The Island with Bear Grylls looking for Yorkshire contestants

The Island with Bear Grylls looking for Yorkshire contestants

The producers of a TV survival show are looking for Yorkshire adventurers to test their skills in the wilderness.

News
Marc Almond

Marc Almond heading to Leeds for Town Hall date

Leeds music legend Marc Almond is heading back to the city for a gig this autumn as part of his UK tour that follows the release of intriguing new album ‘Shadows And Reflections’.

Music
Danny and the Champions of the World.

Champions out to Conquer with their label mates

Loose label mates and perfect company, Danny & The Champions of the World and William The Conqueror are heading out on tour together this autumn.

Music
Sarfraz Ahmed

Yorkshire sign Pakistan captain Sarfraz Ahmed for T20 Blast as cover for Peter Handscomb

YORKSHIRE have signed Pakistan captain Sarfraz Ahmed for T20 subject to him obtaining a visa.
Cricket 3
Ezgjan Alioski, who has impressed so far in pre-season for Leeds United.

Leeds United have plenty to ponder ahead of new season

Leeds United are back home from their Austrian training camp with plenty to ponder ahead of the new season, which is now less than two weeks away.

Football

Government to announce ban on new petrol and diesel cars

New diesel and petrol cars and vans will be banned from 2040 as part of efforts to tackle air pollution, the Government is expected to announce.

Environment 8
Handmade Burger Company: Buyer found for one of Leeds' two restaurants

Handmade Burger Company: Buyer found for one of Leeds' two restaurants

Jobs have been saved after a buyer was found for restaurant chain Handmade Burger Company.
News
The new 12-sided 1 coin is now more common than its round predecessor.

This is how long you’ve got to spend your old £1 coin

The deadline for spending your old £1 coins is fast approaching with shops soon able to refuse to accept them.

Business
Flying ants

VIDEO: Try these tricks to get rid of flying ants as millions descend on Yorkshire

Millions of flying ants have descended on Yorkshire - but there IS something you can do to battle them.

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Skye. Picture courtesy of SWNS.

Staffordshire Bull Terrier abandoned and left for dead in Leeds finds happy home with help from Ossett centre

This harrowing picture shows the malnutrition suffered by a terrier who was left for dead by its heartless former owners.
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